Continuing the anniversary proceedings of the John Street Presbyterian
Church, the preliminaries of which are reported in our Wednesday issue. A
public tea meeting was held on Tuesday evening in the Co-operative Hall, Curzon
About 170 persons were present. At a later hour the Rev. R. MACNAIR, of
Alnwick, gave a lecture, entitled "A personal narrative of travel in Sicily
and Souther Italy.
The Rev. D. EADES presided. Addresses were also given during the evening
by the Rev. H. C. BAILEY, Rev. T. DOUGLAS, Rev. J. BUNTING and the Rev. J.
Mr. BROWN's choir sang some pleasant anthems. Mr. G. TICKLE was at the
harmonium. On the motion of Mr. C. EAGLEFIELD, jun., , seconded by Mr. EDGAR,
a hearty vote of thanks was accorded to the lecturer, ladies and choir.
CONCLUSION OF THE
The mission conducted by the Rev. J. E. LINNELL, vicar of Pavenham,
Bedfordshire, having been highly successful, it was decided to continue it for
two days longer than was at first arranged, and it was not concludud till
Meetings for men only were held on Saturday in each of the churches, and
were largely attended by devout congregations. On Sunday the Mission
services in St. Mary's Church caused an unusually large number of worshippers to
assemble, and the earnest addresses of Mr. LINNELL were much appreciated.
We are informed that great good has been wrought by the special efforts
which have been put forth. As a result of the mission a series of working
man's services have been arranged.